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Uganda President To Meet Opposition Leader Over High Food, Fuel Prices

FOX BUSINESS | By Nicholas Bariyo, KAMPALA Uganda -(Dow Jones)- The Ugandan president will meet the country’s opposition leader next week to discuss a way to deal with rising food and fuel prices, which have triggered unr...


Ethiopian Airlines, Truly – The Spirit of Africa!

By Ronnie Mayanja | Travel Insight | In January of this year I embarked on a trip to my motherland Uganda. Prior to the trip I had been shopping around for an airline that could provide me with stellar in-flight service at an a...



“Where are the youth in all this?” | A Speech by Elly Karuhanga, at a recent youth leader’s conference

By Elly Karuhanga | Youth Leaders Conference | I am here today because I am seeking to be governed well in my old age and it’s my right to enjoy. When am with my children who are now adults, we talk about the future of our co...



Ugandan Diaspora at St. Peter’s Anglican Church of Uganda Celebrate Easter

In tradition with their cultural and religious beliefs, several Ugandans living in and around Boston congregated at various institutions of worship to celebrate the crucifixion and resurrection of our lord Jesus Christ. Service...


My visit to the Franklin Zoo in downtown Boston, USA

By Ronnie Mayanja | UNAA Times Online | I visited the Franklin Zoo in the downtown Boston, USA and from start to finish there was something to see that kept your excitement levels high. Although Africa is several hundred miles ...



P Ssozi and Muvawala’s UNPLUGGED Concert & Comedy Show

By Ronnie Mayanja | UNAA Times Online | On Saturday 23rd April 2011, I saw a rare appearance of two talented individuals gracing a Boston stage. First came; Patrick Ssozi aka P Ssozi who was born in Masaka, a city in the south ...



My Day at the Entebbe Zoo – Uganda Wildlife Educational Center

By Ronnie Mayanja | Uganda Dispatch | Opened as a sanctuary for orphaned, confiscated, injured and sick animals way back in 1952 by the colonial government the Entebbe Zoo or the Uganda Wildlife Educational Center[UWEC] as its ...


Peace Corps: Sailor accused of raping teacher in Uganda

By Bill Sizemore | The Virginian-Pilot | A sailor working in a support role for Virginia Beach-based Navy SEALs has been accused of raping a Peace Corps volunteer in Uganda. Petty Officer 2nd Class Camaren Walker faced a prelim...



TIME: Deadly Crackdown on Uganda’s Walk-to-Work Protests

By IOANNIS GATSIOUNIS | After his third failed run at the Ugandan presidency in February, opposition leader Kizza Besigye’s rants against government abuse were beginning to sound tired and futile. Opposition demonstration...


CNN: Ugandan opposition leader arrested again

Kampala, Uganda (CNN) — Ugandan opposition leader Dr. Kizza Besigye was arrested again Thursday — the second time this week — during a “walk to work” campaign protesting the high rate of inflation ...



London: Ugandans hijack High Commission in protest

By Richard Semitego – Ugandans in the United Kingdom have Hijacked the Ugandan High Commission calling for the immediate release without an condition of those who were arrested during the Walk-to-work protests. About 100 prot...



Life in the Diaspora: Surviving a Tornado in the USA, thousands of miles from Uganda

By Solomon W. Jagwe | North Carolina | I have lived through some really powerful storms back in Uganda but nothing prepared me for the harrowing experience of the power of a tornado. Altogether, 45 five people died in the storm...


AFP: Uganda president vows to quell food protests

RWAKITURA, Uganda (AFP) – Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Saturday vowed to prevent any further demonstrations over mounting food prices spearheaded by opposition leader Kizza Besigye. Ugandan police on Thursday clashed ...



Uganda to use Tullow tax payment to build dam

KAMPALA, April 15 (Reuters) – Uganda will use tax payments by UK oil explorer Tullow Oil (Stuttgart: 591219 – news) to finance construction of the Karuma dam, a ministry of finance official said on Friday, to provid...



Edinburgh | Watoto | Ugandan orphans to perform in city

By LAURA CUMMINGS | Scotland | A GROUP of orphans from Uganda are set to perform a concert in the Capital after being sponsored for the trip by a new city church. More than 30 members of the Watoto Children’s Choir –...


New York Times: Ugandan Opposition Leader Wounded During Protest

By JOSH KRON | New York Times | KAMPALA, Uganda — A former presidential candidate and leading opposition figure was shot Thursday by the military police during a modest street demonstration over rising commodity prices here i...



PROS FOR AFRICA | Mission to Uganda and Rwanda

PROS FOR AFRICA (“PFA“) is an international, non-profit relief organization headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Through invaluable partnerships with professional athletes, business professionals and other organization...


W2W Day 2: Calm returns after Uganda clashes injure 57

KAMPALA (AFP) – Calm returned Friday to the several towns in Uganda affected by clashes between police and opposition supporters that left 57 people injured, officials said. Opposition supporters were protesting a rise in the...



Over 800 killed in south Sudan since January: UN

JUBA, Sudan (AFP) – More than 800 people have died in south Sudan violence since January and almost 94,000 people fled their homes, posing a major challenge for the fledgling state, the top UN aid official for the region warn...



Wayland man dedicates himself to Uganda’s future – one schoolhouse at a time

By Herb Woerpel | MLIVE | If you have food in the refrigerator, clothes on your back, a roof overhead, and a place to sleep, you are richer than 75 percent of this world. Living in Uganda, Ryan Kaminski experiences this reality...


Ivory Coast strongman Gbagbo captured

(CNN) — Laurent Gbagbo, the self-declared president of Ivory Coast, was arrested Monday, sources said, potentially ending a civil war that has claimed hundreds of lives in the cocoa-producing West African nation. After da...






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